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Dr. Angeline Lillard to Speak on Montessori Preschool Education on March 27

Posted 03/14/2019
Submitted by Mary DiLeo
Category: Campus Announcements

The University's Center for Montessori Studies will host Dr. Angeline Lillard, professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, who will speak on "Montessori Preschool Elevates and Equalizes Child Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study" on Wednesday, March 27. The event will take place in the Shaw Center in Hillyer Hall and begins at 4:30 pm with light refreshments. Dr. Lillard will speak from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, including a Q&A session.

The event will be followed by an open house and dessert reception from 7:00 - 8:30 pm at the Montessori Training Center Northeast, located in Butterworth Hall on the Asylum Ave. campus at 1265 Asylum Ave., Hartford. Dr. Lillard will hold a book signing, and tours of the center will be given. 

Dr. Lillard has been studying Montessori methods for more than two decades and is an internationally recognized and well-regarded expert in Montessori education.  Dr. Lillard presents Montessori's theoretical principles, the science research that has followed them, and how they are implemented in a Montessori classroom.

To attend, please RSVP to